Altaf Bukhari chairs first Executive Party meet in Jammu
Demands comprehensive economic package for revival of shattered economy of J&K
JAMMU : Chairing the first executive party meeting in Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari today demanded economic package for businessmen, traders, industrialists, hoteliers, transporters, farmers and others who have suffered huge losses due to Covid-19 lockdown in the Union Territory.
“The Government should support the business community, traders, small shopkeepers, people associated with tourism industry, industrialist and the farmers with an economic package to revive shattered the economy and it will help in infusing new life to the sinking market and generate employment opportunities,” a party spokesman quoted Bukhari as saying.
The spokesman said that Bukhari asked the government to frame a comprehensive policy to overcome the losses suffered by the people particularly those who have lost their employment in the organised and unorganized sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
The executive members who attended the meeting include Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir, Vice Presidents Aijaz Ahmed Khan, Vice President Choudhary Zulfikar Ali, Vice President Usman Majeed, General Secretary Vijay Bakaya, General Secretary Vikram Malhotra, Provincial President Manjit Singh, Provincial Vice President Syed Asgar Ali and Provincial President of Women Wing Jammu Namrita Sharma. Besides, the meeting was also attended by the JKAP senior leader and Ex-Minister Mohammed Dillawar Mir. Meanwhile, Ex MLA Dr Kamal Arora and Ex-MLA Mumtaz Khan joined the meeting as special invites, said the spokesman.
He said that the meeting discussed many issues especially the present political scenario of J&K.
JKAP executive decided to launch membership drive and in coming days they will also constitute district level committees. Besides, outreach programmes will also be organised at different levels in J&K, said the spokesman.